Josh Anijar is the Northern California/Western Region Senior Field Representative at the National AFL-CIO.


Thousands Converge on Rep. McCarthy’s Office to Demand Vote on Immigration Reform

Josh Anijar

Early in the morning in the middle of August, in cities across the state of California, alarms went off, coffee was made, and bags were packed as families left their homes to travel to Bakersfield for a massive mobilization in support of comprehensive immigration reform and a road map to citizenship.  

Some activists came in vans and some came in cars, motorcycles, and even a giant Teamsters bus, but together thousands spoke in one voice to send a clear message to Rep.. Kevin McCarthy: We demand a vote on comprehensive immigration reform that contains a pathway to citizenship!